Learn to fuel the gymnast for optimal performance and longevity in the sport.
Learn how to fuel your gymnast so that you can avoid the top 3 major nutrition mistakes that keep most gymnasts stuck, struggling, and injured.
Does your gymnast suffer from “nervous stomach”? Do competition nerves cause your gymnast to perform differently the day of a meet?
Some gymnasts get so worked up the day of a competition with nerves, anxiousness, and are apprehensive about their performance. As a result, fueling is literally the LAST thing they’re thinking about. Or maybe its something they’re actively avoiding because of a fear of throwing up or making a run to the bathroom mid rotation.
I get it. I get nervous too. And our bodies naturally go into “fight or flight” mode when those nerves get the best of us.
Anytime we enter this time of the year, aka competition season, we are often faced with competition nerves and anxiety that can sometimes make food intake really difficult. Maybe you’re the parent of a gymnast with nervous stomach who REFUSES to eat the day of a competition.
But that is why we’re talking about this topic today. Because if your gymnast wants to compete how they practice, they have to have proven nutrition strategies that they can use day in and day out during training.
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